Sharing MDOT 100 Moments: Commissioner Dick Hall on Funding

Commissioner Dick Hall recalls the Mississippi Legislature enacting an unprecedented $1.6 billion long-range highway program to construct over 1,000 miles of four-lane highway in 1987. With highway user revenues for funding, Advocating Highways for Economic Advancement and Development (A.H.E.A.D.) established an unparalleled “pay as you go” method calling for highways to be built in phases which facilitated four-lane highway development throughout the state.

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